Los Angeles Sparks vs. San Antonio Stars - 8/23/15 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction
San Antonio Stars (7-20) vs. Los Angeles Sparks (9-17)
WNBA Basketball: Sunday August 23, 2015 at 4:30 pm (Freeman Coliseum)
The Line: San Antonio Stars +4.5 -- Over/Under: 147 See the Latest Odds
TV: Live Access
The Los Angeles Sparks and San Antonio Stars play Sunday afternoon at the Freeman Coliseum.
The Los Angeles Sparks look for a win after winning five of their last eight games. The Los Angeles Sparks are averaging 72.9 points on 44.9 percent shooting and allowing 74.8 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Candace Parker is averaging 18.2 points and 9.8 rebounds while Jantel Lavender is averaging 14.5 points and 8.8 rebounds. Kristi Toliver is dishing four assists and Temeka Johnson is grabbing 2.4 rebounds. The Los Angeles Sparks are coming off a win over the Phoenix Mercury and are getting closer and closer to locking up the last playoff spot in the West. The Sparks are 3-9 SU on the road and have won three of their last four. Erin Phillips and Nnemkadi Ogwumike are questionable with injuries.
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The San Antonio Stars need a win after losing eight of their last 10 games. The San Antonio Stars are averaging 69.9 points on 40.9 percent shooting and allowing 77.3 points and 46 percent shooting. Kayla McBride is averaging 14.9 points and 3.2 rebounds while Jia Perkins is averaging 13.9 points and 1.5 assists. Sophia Young-Malcolm is grabbing 5.3 rebounds and Danielle Robinson is dishing 5.4 assists. The San Antonio Stars have scored 63 or less points in their last three games and are shooting 31 percent from deep. The Stars are 7-7 SU on their home court and have lost four of their last five. The Stars now have three losing streaks of at least four games.
The Sparks are 8-18 ATS in their last 26 games following a S.U. win and 3-12 ATS in their last 15 Sunday games. The Stars are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Sparks are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in San Antonio and 0-5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
The Sparks have found their groove on the road and have their eyes set on a playoff spot. The Stars are trash and have lost six of their last 10 against LA. Give me the Sparks and the reasonable chalk.